Bethany Reynolds, author of Magic Stack-n-Whack(tm) Quilts, details a "user friendly" version of the classic LeMoyne Star block. Step-by-step illustrations guide quilters in piecing eight-pointed star blocks without the traditional set-in "Y" seams. The book includes directions with complete yardage and cutting charts for two dozen quilt projects, each in 6" and 12" block sizes, along with a special bonus chapter on creating "Magic Stack-n-Whack(tm)" stars to showcase in any of the settings.
Fans of Magic Stack-n-Whack(tm) Quilts will recognize the author's practical and innovative approach to quiltmaking techniques. In addition to the "Stack-n-Whack(tm)" method, this book offers clear and simple instructions for paper piecing intricate-looking stars. Appliqu complements the star blocks in some of the projects, and instructions are included for machine appliqu using fusing web or Bethany's special freezer paper and basting spray method.
Quilters will enjoy the variety of projects offered, from nineteenth century scrap looks to elegant new designs for the twenty-first century. Busy quilters will appreciate the convenience of the complete project directions, and the design flexibility of the interchangeable block system.
From the Publisher
This practical and innovative approach to quiltmaking techniques makes star patterns a snap! From the author of the AQS bestseller, Magic Stack-n-Whack(tm) Quilts, comes a new version of the LeMoyne Star, the classic block that has charmed and frustrated quilters for centuries. With the addition of a few strategic seams, this eight-point star is simpler to make, and quilters will appreciate the design flexibility of the interchangeable block system presented. Directions with complete yardage and cutting charts for over a dozen quilt projects are included, along with a special bonus section on creating Magic Stack-n-Whack(tm) stars to showcase in any of the settings. With exciting block variations and a variety of mix and match settings, pieces can be cut from scraps or yardage with little waste and outstanding results!
SKU : 97815743273
Manufacturer Number : 1-57432-739-9
Condition : New
Manufacturer : Collector Books